Hello April! I love this month as it my anniversary month...and I'm sure many others have this in common. The Papertrey Ink Sr. Team Challenge is to revisit the Love & Marriage stamp set, which is perfect for this time of year.
I was in a watercolor kind of mood, so I've combined stamping with water for both of my projects today. This first card uses the large heart from Love & Marriage to form a background. I stamped my hearts in Aqua Mist, sweet Blush, Harvest Gold, Limeade Ice, and Summer Sunrise. Then I gave my cardstock a spritz of water, and let the colors, blend, and run a bit. While my cardstock was wet, I added flowers and leaves from the The Best is Yet To Be stamp set and let those colors take on the watercolor effect as well.
I then stamped my sentiment on a die cut banner using Summer Sunrise and layered on a diagonal over a stack of die cut hearts. I used the Limitless Layers: 2 1/4" Hearts, Limitless Layers: Heart Stitches, and Framed Out #11 dies.
For my next card, I used the lovely tree image as my focal point. I began by stamping it on a block of white cardstock using watermark ink. I then embossed the image using Zing! Blush embossing powder.
After heat embossing, I added color to my tree using my ink pads and a water brush, just blending as I went along, using the same colors as in my first card.
I stamped my sentiment across the bottom along with the postage image from Love & Marriage, and added a die cut banner with an additional sentiment across my tree image.
Wedding and anniversary cards are becoming favorites of mine to create and this set has everything you need to create a few to have on hand.
Thanks for visiting. The other designers have cards using this set to share with you as well: